Samsung Galaxy Y is a low end smartphone which is considered to be the best at it’s price range. The mobile phone was launched by Samsung targeting the budget segment, the device came with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box. But, later on there were no updates that released by Samsung for the device. But there were numerous developers that designed Custom ROMs for the device, one of them is the ICSAura ROM.
This time the unofficial CyanogenMod ROM has been developed by some dev at XDA which brings the Android Ice Cream Sandwich essence to Galaxy Y. You can proceed reading the article to update your device to this Custom ROM.
Warning and Disclaimer
This is all development stuff and in this tutorial we’ll be flashing the file in order to make it work on your device, rooting and flashing stuff voids the warranty of the mobile phone but the warranty can be always retained by flashing the Stock ROM.
- Important: Completely Backup the data stored on your device using the Android ADB Backup Guide.
- Battery should be fully charged.
- Backup SMS messages, apn settings, Whatsapp messages, along with other important data stored on your device.
- Download: Samsung Galaxy Y Device Drivers.
Update Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 to Android 4.0.4 CyanogenMod 9 Firmware
Step #1: Download ICS CyanogenMod 9 ROM on your computer.
Step #2: Connect your Galaxy Y mobile phone to your computer and transfer the downloaded file to the root of your SD Card.
Step #3: Turn off your Galaxy Y now and boot into recovery mode. Press and hold “Volume UP + Home + Power Button” and wait for the device to boot.
Step #4: Select “wipe data/factory reset” and confirm by selecting Yes on next screen.
Step #5: Now, select “install zip from SD Card” and then “choose zip from SD Card”. Select the ROM file that we had transferred on the device.
Step #6: After the flashing of the file is complete, get back to the main recovery screen and select “reboot system now”.
That’s it. You’ve successfully updated your Galaxy Y device to Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 CyanogenMod 9.
Do let us know in case you come up with any difficulties while installing this Custom ROM on your device.
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